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Exclusive Tubular Bells studio-quality downloads including a 5.1 version

On the 25th May 1973 an album was released that would change the perceptions of what was possible in the sphere of popular music. One of the most phenomenal albums… Read more

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Album review: Ches Smith’s Cong For Brums – Psycho Predictions (88 Records)

From Baby Dodds’ tumbling his way through “Spooky Drums” to Han Bennink getting giddy on Tempo Comodo, the choices a percussionist makes when he or she sets up shop alone… Read more

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Joseph Arthur’s Redemption City new Society of Sound album

If there’s such a thing as the opposite of writer’s block, Joseph Arthur has it. The Akron, Ohio-bred/Brooklyn, NY-residing singer/songwriter, who once released four EPs in the span of as… Read more

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Wonderful video from new instrumental Darren Hayman album, Lido

Super Swimming Stadium by Darren Hayman from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. Lido is an instrumental album by Darren Hayman about open air swimming pools. He also has a blog which… Read more

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New Robert Fripp collaboration and classic Ravel on Society of Sound

Fripp originally came to widespread public attention via his group King Crimson but his performance and recording career has spanned five decades including work with Brian Eno, David Bowie and… Read more

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Norah Jones discusses working with Danger Mouse in our exclusive video interview.

When Norah Jones agreed to promote her new album, Little Broken Hearts, last month with a VIP sound session event she also gave us an exclusive interview. She discusses her… Read more

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Society of Sound offer Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem on its 50th anniversary

We are very proud to be able to offer this stunning performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, performed by The LSO and the Choir of Eltham College it was released… Read more

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Album review: Steve Lehman – Dialect Fluorescent (Pi)

You can barely get through a review of Steve Lehman’s work without bumping up against the word “angular.” Hairpin turns made by the saxophonist’s horn, along with the pressurized kinetics of his… Read more

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Album Review: Amadou & Mariam – Folila (Nonesuch)

From the time they began playing, Amadou and Mariam, the adorable blind couple from Mali, waited more than two decades to experience a breakthrough in the United States. This despite… Read more